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Environmental Design M.S. Degree From Texas Tech

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Program Overview

Texas Tech University's Master of Environmental Design degree is a nationally and internationally recognized program, acclaimed by top environmental design organizations. The program offers a comprehensive focus on interior and environmental design, training students to address design problems such as sustainability, health and wellness, and innovation and design. Faculty and students contribute to top-rated journals and receive awards from prestigious groups like DesignIntelligence and the American Society of Interior Designers.

3 Degree Areas of Emphasis

Interior Design Masters Degree News

Health & Wellness

Interior Environmental Design Masters Program Facts

Sustainable Practices

Interior Design Graduate Program News

Innovation and Design

Flexible Delivery Options

The program accommodates students with diverse backgrounds in design and other fields, including an accelerated bachelor's-to-master's option for undergraduates. An online option is available.

Completion typically takes about one year for full-time students and part-time enrollment is available for working professionals. Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the program prepares students to excel professionally and academically, fostering thought leaders in design practice and education.

Texas Tech's interior and environmental design master's concentration stands out for its:

  • Award-winning faculty. Most of our faculty combine Ph.D.s with years of professional experience in commercial design, residential design, healthcare design, or other environmental design specialties.
  • Specialized expertise. Texas Tech has earned widespread attention for environmental design innovations that accommodate elderly, disabled, and mentally challenged populations.
  • International diversity. You will work alongside environmental design students and faculty from the United States, India, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
  • Professional connections. The environmental design department's advisory board of alumni and practicing environmental designers provides a built-in network to support your professional development.
  • Publication opportunities. Because Texas Tech has a reputation for forward-thinking environmental and interior design research, journal editors welcome submissions from our students and faculty. Our department has published papers with the International Journal of Design Principles and Practices, Health Environment Research & Design Journal, Intelligent Buildings International, and Journal of Environmental Psychology.

The Master of Science Degree in Environmental Design degree program develops thought leaders with expert abilities in research translation and application in design practice and education.

The interior design master's degree is structured to be completed in approximately one year. The focused experience provides a significant return on investment and reduces the amount of time away from work for professionals. Part-time enrollment is also an option for those in professional practice.

The Department of Design is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

Environmental Design Career Opportunities

Graduates of Texas Tech's environmental design master's degree program have an outstanding record of professional and academic success. After completing your Master of Science in Environmental Design, you will find professional opportunities in fields such as:

  • Interior design
  • Environmental design
  • Commercial design
  • Healthcare design
  • Residential design
  • Historic preservation and renovation


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